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MECA Announces Isaac Kestenbaum as Director of the Salt Institute

July 30, 2020 -- Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed Isaac Kestenbaum as Director of the Salt Institute, President Laura Freid announced today. Kestenbaum will begin his role at MECA on August . . .

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MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

Dear members of the MECA Community, I am writing to you today to share an update on our plan to welcome students, faculty, and staff to campus as safely as possible this summer and fall. Maine . . .

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2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan FAQ

Updated: July 31, 2020 Please continue to check this webpage as we will be updating it regularly. If you have a question that has not yet been answered below, please reach out to the relevant . . .

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The ICA at MECA Announces Timed Admission Entry and New Dates for Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

July 2, 2020 The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the opening of Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan to the public. . . .

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MECA Announces Margaret Brownlee as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer & Learning Support Coordinator

August 6, 2020 -- Following a national search, Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed Margaret Brownlee as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer & Learning Support Coordinator, President . . .

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MECA News › Continuing Studies

Ashley Cleek Announced as Instructor for ‘Intro to Podcasting’ Intensive in March 2020

Ashley Cleek Announced as Instructor for ‘Intro to Podcasting’ Intensive in March 2020

Maine College of Art’s Continuing Studies Program is excited to announce that Ashley Cleek, proud former instructor and graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, will be teaching the . . .

MECA Educates Artists of All Ages

MECA Educates Artists of All Ages

Maine College of Art donor Fred Thompson and his grandson Milan Pejic both took classes through MECA’s Continuing Studies program in the summer of 2018. Milan took a Digital Photography class and Fred took . . .

MECA’s Annual Youth Essay Contest for CS

MECA’s Annual Youth Essay Contest for CS

When MECA’s Continuing Studies Department held its inaugural Summer Youth Essay Contest and received over 70 submissions from young artists ranging in age from 8 to 17, we recognized there is a great . . .

FORAGED: Films about Food and You

FORAGED: Films about Food and You

MECA’s Continuing Studies Department hosted a series in the spring of 2015 called Foraged:  Films about Food and You.  The series included films such as My Father’s Garden, a one-hour . . .

MECA and Portland Stage Announce New Partnership

MECA and Portland Stage Announce New Partnership

Portland Stage and Maine College of Art (MECA) have recently announced a new partnership to offer a Theater Arts Track during MECA’s three-week residential Pre-College Program. Running July 12 – August 1, . . .

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